Detect faces and people in Images and Videos

The Face endpoint detects faces and determines in near real-time their positions along with the position of key landmarks.

Works in all conditions

Works with all orientations: both portaits and profiles, even if the face is partly occluded, has glasses or is blurry.

Gives a detailed description

Get the exact position and dimension of the face, along with the position of the nose tip, eyes and mouth.


Why use Sightengine?

Fast and scalable

The API returns moderation results instantly and scales automatically to adapt to your needs.
Easily grow your Moderation Pipeline to tens of millions of images per month.


Built upon state-of-the-art models and proprietary technology. The moderation decisions are consistent and auditable, with feedback loops and continuous improvement built-in.

Easy to integrate

The API was built by developers for developers. You only need a few lines of code to be up and running.
Leverage our simple SDKs and detailed documentation.

Privacy compliant

No human moderator is involved, your images remain private and are not shared with any 3rd party.


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